Photos: Inside Facebook Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
the largest social network in the world with over 2 Billion people.
centers to keep user data secure.
center to have minimal cooling expenses.
electricity that’s 100% renewable (12 hydro-electric plants at nearby rivers).
as low as -30°C (-22°F).
center to cool the thousands of servers. Heat from the servers also help to
keep the employees warm.
halls are usually empty. Only 1 technician is needed for over 25,000 servers at
one location, and they have to move around in the spaces using scooters due to
the distances they need to cover.
gets old, they’re physically destroyed so that user data remains private.